Senior Officers of the IAF - 1988 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Denis Anthony Lafontaine (3844 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1985-07-03 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
Air Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.17 Squadron1985-07-20 to 1995-12-31
Air Chief Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.43 Squadron1982-01-01 to 1990-08-08
Air Marshal Kanwar Iqbal Singh Chhabra (3831 F(N))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron1983-03-01 to 1988-10-07
Air Marshal Man Mohan Singh (4023 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1985-08-22 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-01-08 to 1988-02-29 - Retired
Air Marshal Gursharan Singh (4263 AE(M))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-06-02 to 1988-07-06 - Retired
Air Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))Cmdt, National Defence CollegeDelhi1986-07-01 to 1988-08-31
Air Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-07-29 to 1988-01-27
Air Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1986-12-01 to 1989-06-30
Air Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1987-03-01 to 1988-07-28
Air Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-03-01 to 1988-07-31
Air Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1987-04-01 to 1988-02-29
Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-04-01 to 1988-02-03
Air Marshal Surender Kumar Bhalla (4121 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-06-01 to 1988-08-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1993-09-30
Air Marshal Dinanath Ramchander Nadkarni (5587 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.14 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1997-09-08
Air Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.29 Squadron1987-09-14 to 1997-12-31
Air Marshal Kuldip Singh Bhatia (4139 AE(L))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1987-11-01 to 1989-04-30
Air Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1987-12-01 to 1991-09-30
Air Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1987-12-21 to 1989-10-31
Air Marshal Dilip Shankar Jog (4608 F(P))CoS, Western Air CommandDelhi1987-12-30 to 1990-03-31
Air Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-11 to 1989-04-06
Air Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-01-18 to 1989-11-05
Air Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain (4366 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-28 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Krishnaswamy Subramanian (4213 F(N))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-02-04 to 1988-08-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-02-08 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-03-01 to 1990-12-31
Air Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1988-03-01 to 1988-06-28
Air Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-03-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1988-06-29 to 1991-08-31
Air Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1988-08-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-08-01 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1990-04-01
Air Marshal Abraham Mathews (4547 AE(L))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-09-01 to 1989-06-30
Air Marshal Amarjit Singh Chahal (19976 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-09-01 to 1989-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Air Vice Marshal Chhotey Lal Gupta (5027 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1984-05-01 to 1988-07-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Chaturvedi (5030 ACCTS)Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhi1984-06-01 to 1989-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1985-09-01 to 1988-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Shashikumar Samuel Ramdas (4930 AE(M))SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhi1986-01-01 to 1989-05-08
Air Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Mathur (5759 MET)Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-01-06 to 1989-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1986-01-22 to 1988-01-10
Air Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1986-05-01 to 1988-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1986-07-14 to 1989-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-08-01 to 1988-04-03
Air Vice Marshal Inder Dev Bhalla (4571 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1986-08-01 to 1988-01-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Sudarshan Lal Dutta (4764 F(N))SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong1986-08-18 to 1988-10-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1986-08-20 to 1988-02-14
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-10-01 to 1988-01-17
Air Vice Marshal Aryamurthy Abhaya Kumar (5153 EDN)Director (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-11-01 to 1989-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen (4717 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington1987-01-01 to 1990-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1987-01-01 to 1988-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1987-01-13 to 1988-03-18
Air Vice Marshal Murari Lal Chaturvedi (4787 ADM)SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1987-02-16 to 1988-03-09
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Singh Lamba (4877 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore1987-03-01 to 1991-04-28
Air Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur1987-04-01 to 1988-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-09-03 to 1989-07-02
Air Vice Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore1987-10-31 to 1990-04-29
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Ganesh Heble (5169 LGS)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-11-01 to 1990-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))OSD , Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-11-25 to 1988-05-15
Air Vice Marshal Arun Kumar Roy (5244 AE(L))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-01-11 to 1988-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Subharatnam Kasinath (5467 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-15 to 1991-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-18 to 1990-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Eric Lionel Allen (4582 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal1988-01-19 to 1990-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur1988-02-01 to 1989-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Manish Kumar Rudra (4358 F(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-02-08 to 1988-12-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Purushottam Laxmikant Purohit (4581 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1988-02-15 to 1989-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1988-02-15 to 1989-07-02
Air Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1988-03-01 to 1989-01-01
Air Vice Marshal Naresh Kumar (5057 F(P))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-03-10 to 1989-07-02
Air Vice Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-03-28 to 1989-01-01
Air Vice Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-04-04 to 1988-12-18
Air Vice Marshal Edwin Godfrey Salins (4796 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1988-04-11 to 1989-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi1988-05-01 to 1990-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Pooran Dev Adlakha (5266 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1989-08-31
Air Vice Marshal Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay (5237 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-08-01 to 1989-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Peter Eric Gaynor (5110 F(P))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1988-08-01 to 1990-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman (5692 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron1988-10-08 to 1997-09-01
Air Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-11-01 to 1990-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-11-01 to 1991-05-27
Air Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-12-19 to 1990-05-17

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